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Tools and solutions for increasing access to international arbitration – An overview

By Malcolm Simpson, Gwendoline Davies, Nick Lees Parties have been concerned for some time about the length and cost of arbitration, and how these issues can be effectively controlled. This article considers the factors affecting accessibility, how arbitral institutions can help, and how the parties can help themselves; different available tools and innovative solutions that can be deployed […]

Guide for facing review fraud in online retail

By Gwendoline Davies Fake reviews have featured in the press a lot recently, but they are certainly not a new phenomenon and such practices have no doubt existed for as long as people have been reviewing products and services. However, the explosion of the online retail marketplace has made fake reviews a very lucrative business. At […]

Supreme Court – Sporting rights over land are capable of being easements

By Maria Connolly Purely sporting or recreational rights over land are capable of being easements, the Supreme Court has confirmed. In a judgment handed down today the Court held that, so long as such rights satisfy the four well-established characteristics of easements, there is no reason why they should not be easements (Regency Villas Title […]

Employment: Quarterly case law updates

By Beth Jenkins and Paula Rome In this article, we take a look back through some key cases from the last three months and the lessons which we can learn from them. Discrimination In Ms A Gray V Mulberry Company (Design) Ltd the EAT held that an employer will not be discriminating on grounds of […]

Austria – Teleradiology and other healthcare advancements

By Florian Kusznier Technology and innovation are key drivers of advancement in a variety of industries, and certainly in healthcare. The level of patient care can be improved considerably with the right mix of traditional and innovative treatments and solutions. Nevertheless, there are regulatory challenges to overcome. Teleradiology is one area where technological advancements allow […]

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Mark Anderson QC, David Mitchell, Richard Hignett and Helen Barney, all members of No5 Chambers, have been named in Who’s Who Legal. Mark Anderson QC and David Mitchell , members of No5 Chambers’ commercial group, have both been named as mergers and acquisitions experts. Richard Hignett and Helen Barney, who have jointly and successfully headed the No5 […]

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Squire Patton Boggs promotes 40 to partnership, 11 in the UK

Squire Patton Boggs has promoted 40 lawyers to partner across the firm with a quarter made up in the UK. Squire Patton Boggs matched the number promoted in the UK with 11 lawyers made up across its US offices. Four lawyers were made partner in Europe, two in the Middle East and two in Asia. […]

Trowers & Hamlins first to tap Malaysian legal market

Known as Southeast Asia’s hub for financial institutions and Islamic finance, Malaysia has been a closed shop to international law firms – until now. Last year the country passed laws to allow foreign firms to enter the country via a partnership with an established Malaysian firm. It also unveiled plans to issue up to five […]

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